Four Knights Earn PrestoSports Athlete of the Week Honors

GENESEO, N.Y. - Four SUNY Geneseo student-athletes earned PrestoSports Athlete of the Week honors, chosen by the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) on Monday. Women's tennis sophomore Natalia Krol was named the PrestoSports Singles Player of the Week while junior Dana Sorrentino and senior Sam Montague were named PrestoSports Doubles Team of the Week and women's cross country senior Genny Corcoran was tabbed PrestoSports Runner of the Week. 

Krol posted a 5-0 mark in singles matches this week, including a pair of conference victories to lead the Knights. Against Oswego on Tuesday, Krol earned a 6-0, 6-0 win at third singles and followed with a 6-1, 6-0 third singles victory at Cortland, Friday. Geneseo competed at the St. Lawrence Invitational where Krol went 3-0 in singles play, defeating opponents from Union and RIT. She compiled an overall 5-0 mark in singles play to improve her record to 9-1 this season.

Sorrentino and Montague teamed at first doubles for the Knights posting a 2-0 mark in dual match play against conference opponents. Sorrentino and Montague earned a 8-2 victory against Oswego to lead the Knights to a sweep, 9-0. On Friday at Cortland, the tandem took down an 8-1 win as Geneseo rolled to a 6-1 victory.

Corcoran finished first out of 218 runners to lead Geneseo to second place out of 16 teams at the Yellowjacket Invitational, Saturday. She covered the six-kilometer course in 21:50.1 to beat the field by over nine seconds. Division I Cornell won the team championship, edging the runner-up Knights, 41-59.